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A Beautiful Place Where People Are Always Smiling

The town is located less than 20 miles away from the University of South Carolina and Downtown Columbia, which is a good distance to live apart from the bustling urban areas.

Here, the people experience a different sense of community. Our Town Council works hard to initiate enjoyable social engagements for our residents and sustain the environmental development of our town.

Meanwhile, our local police department is fully committed to protecting our citizens and ensuring a safe community for our citizens.

The Town of Gaston, South Carolina offers a humble community that has a quiet and friendly, small-town atmosphere. Here, residents can look forward to peaceful neighborhoods and organized social activities in Gaston, SC.

July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 Lawn Maintenance Contractor and Cleaning Contractor Bids for the Town of Gaston

The Town of Gaston is taking separate bids for contracted positions as the lawn maintenance contractor and cleaning contractor. 

The contractor for the lawn position will maintain and remove trash or debris from the lawns, bushes at Town Hall grounds, the Town Park, the Police Department grounds, Town Sign areas, two pump station areas and Hwy 321 from North and South ends of Town Limit signs in median and 10 foot on each side of Hwy 321.  Cut grass in these areas every other week during growing season (March thru October) and every month  during off season (November thru February).  Trim bushes at Town Hall and Police Department and bottom of Crepe Myrtle trees in median on Hwy 321.  If a tree in the median is damaged, repair or replace with same size tree as needed.  Refresh mulch at the Police Department and Town Hall as needed.

The contractor for cleaning will provide their own cleaning supplies and clean one day per week which includes:  vacuum carpets, mop floors in Offices and Auditorium, clean windows monthly, clean all bathrooms, clean tables and chairs in kitchen, clean appliances and warmer equipment in kitchen, remove trash within buildings, dust offices and remove trash from trash cans beside park bathroom.   Location for work is at Town Hall, Kitchen, Auditorium, Rooms at Town Hall and public park bathrooms.. 

Bids for these positions should be mailed in to Town of Gaston, PO Box 429, Gaston, SC  29053.  Bids will be accepted until May 28, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. 

Upon award of bid, Insurance Information Contractors must Provide to Town Hall:

Must have proof of General Liability (complete operations) at least $500,000 policy with the Town of Gaston listed on policy as liability additional insured.  Should have workers comp. in place with employers liability and an aggregate policy; be licensed and bonded.  (Auto Liability Policy for Lawn Care Contractor - show proof .  For example:  if moving equipment, etc. and hit someone’s car - town is not responsible.)  Background checks will be done on all who apply.

2021 MISS GASTON PAGEANT - SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 2021 GASTON COLLARD & BBQ FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 2, 2021

THE TOWN OF GASTON WILL BE HOSTING THE MISS GASTON PAGEANT ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 AT 3:00 PM. APPLICATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE GASTON WEBSITE HERE OR AT TOWN HALL LOCATED AT 131 NORTH CARLISLE STREET, GASTON, SC 29053.

 

THE TOWN OF GASTON WOULD ALSO LIKE TO INVITE EVERYONE TO COME JOIN US FOR OUR GASTON COLLARD AND BARBEQUE FESTIVITIES!!! THE FESTIVAL IS HELD EVERY YEAR ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF OCTOBER.
BARBEQUE COMPETITION BEGINS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUES UNTIL SATURDAY. THE FESTIVAL BEGINS WITH OUR PARADE AT 10 A.M. ON SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY THE AWARD CEREMONY FOR THE BARBEQUE COMPETITION WINNERS. THE FESTIVAL INCLUDES LIVE ENTERTAINMENT; KARAOKE; FREE RIDES FOR THE KIDS; VENDORS; CRAFTERS; EXHIBITORS AND MUCH MORE!!! KITCHEN WILL BE OPEN AT 11:30 WITH BARBEQUE PLATES AVAILABLE CONTAINING BARBEQUE, BLACK EYED PEAS, COLLARD GREENS, MAC N CHEESE, CORNBREAD, POUND CAKE, LEMONADE AND TEA.
COME JOIN THE FUN!!! LOCATED AT 131 NORTH CARLISLE STREET, GASTON, SC 29053.

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